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Wakenshaw Early Origins



The surname Wakenshaw was first found in Renfrewshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Rinn Frił), a historic county of Scotland, today encompassing the Council Areas of Renfrew, East Renfrewshire, and Iverclyde, in the Strathclyde region of southwestern Scotland, at Walkinshaw the Walkinshaws of the Ilk were listed as early as 1235 and held estates at Burrowfield.

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Wakenshaw Spelling Variations


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Wakenshaw Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Walkinshaw, Walkingshaw and others.

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Wakenshaw Early History


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Wakenshaw Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wakenshaw research. Another 147 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1235, 1560, 1671, 1731, 1720 and 1802 are included under the topic Early Wakenshaw History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Wakenshaw Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Wakenshaw Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 44 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Wakenshaw Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Alexander Walkinshaw arrived in Philadelphia in 1825; Hugh Walkinshaw settled in Pennsylvania in 1819.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Wakenshaw (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Wakenshaw (post 1700)



  • Adam Herbert Wakenshaw (1914-1942), British soldier awarded the Victoria Cross during WWII [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    World War 2 Awards.com - WAKENSHAW, Adam. (Retrieved 2010, September 27) Adam Wakenshaw. Retrieved from http://www.ww2awards.com/person/175

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ World War 2 Awards.com - WAKENSHAW, Adam. (Retrieved 2010, September 27) Adam Wakenshaw. Retrieved from http://www.ww2awards.com/person/175

Other References

  1. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
  2. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  3. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  4. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
  5. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  6. Bloxham, Ben. Key to Parochial Registers of Scotland From Earliest Times Through 1854 2nd edition. Provo, UT: Stevenson's Genealogical Center, 1979. Print.
  7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  8. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  9. Bain, Robert. The Clans and Tartans of Scotland. Glasgow & London: Collins, 1968. Print. (ISBN 000411117-6).
  10. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. Acts of Malcom IV 1153-65 Volume I Regesta Regum Scottorum 1153-1424. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1960. Print.
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The Wakenshaw Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wakenshaw Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

This page was last modified on 27 September 2013 at 14:05.

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